Four-and-a-half year old child who was suspected of coronavirus tests negative in Assam

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Published: March 22,2020 12:53 PM
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March 22, 2020: A four-and-a-half year old girl in Assam, who was suspected to have novel coronavirus infection, has tested negative on Sunday.

March 22, 2020: A four-and-a-half year old girl in Assam, who was suspected to have novel coronavirus infection, has tested negative on Sunday.



On Saturday evening, officials in Jorhat had said that the child, who came to the state on Thursday by train with her mother and sister, had tested positive after a test done at Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH). The child was running a high fever.



Reportedly, the second round of test on the child's samples was conducted at the Indian Council for Medical Research's (ICMR) Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) at Lahowal in Dibrugarh district.



Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni Aparanji Korati and Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed on Sunday morning that the test at RMRC has been tested negative for Covid-19.